Assessor, Lisa Bennett
Tuesdays: 10 AM to 4 PM
Thursdays: 1 PM to 6 PM
Saturdays: by appointment
Mon & Wed: 10AM to 3PM
Our Assessor, Lisa Bennett, is the official who estimates the value of real property within the Town's boundaries. This value is converted into an assessment, which is one component in the computation of real property tax bills. The Town of Richmond is the designated assessing authority for the Town and for the School Districts for Town of Richmond properties. The Town of Richmond assesses at 100% of market value.
PLEASE LET US KNOW:
To ensure that our assessment records reflect the most current mailing address, please notify this office of any mailing address changes. This will help ensure you receive important tax and assessment information.
Important Legal Dates on the Assessment Calendar:
- Taxable status date: March 1st
- Tentative assessment roll filed: May 1st
- Grievance day*: The fourth Tuesday in May
- Final assessment roll filed: July 1st
*Download a Grievance Form here.
View the 2017 tax assessment roll.
Basic STAR: For more information on Basic STAR, School Tax Exemption visit the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance.
Enhanced STAR is available to senior homeowners who currently receive the basic STAR exemption and whose incomes do not exceed the statewide standard. An annual application is required with proof of prior year's income. Download the form.
Senior Low Income:
Residential property owned by persons 65 years of age or older, owned by at least one of its owners for a minimum of 12 consecutive months prior to application, and who also meet the income guidelines, are eligible to be partially exempt from general municipal taxes. No exemption may be granted by a school district to property where a resident child attends a public school. No exemptions are allowed for special districts, such as fire districts. An annual application is required with proof of income from prior year.
Low Income Disabled:
Property that (1) is owned by one or more persons who are designated disabled, and (2) is used exclusively for residential purposes, is partially exempt from general municipal taxes. No exemption may be granted by a school district to property where a resident child attends a public school. An annual application with prior year household income is required.
Alternative Veterans Exemption: for veterans who served during defined periods of war or received medals; or for certain members of their family.
Cold War Veterans: for veterans who served between September 1945 to December 1991.
For more information on benefits available to veterans, contact:
Ontario County Veterans' Services
3010 County Complex Drive
Cananandaigua, NY 14424
Ph: (585) 396-4185
Agricultural Land & Building:
Visit Ontario County's Agriculture Enhancement Board page for information on the ag district. To obtain or amend an ag soil worksheet, call (585) 396-3478.
Mail completed forms to:
Town of Richmond
PO Box 145
Honeoye, NY 14471
No later than March 1st
For additional information on tax rates, assessment roll information, property data, or to obtain a copy of a tax map, visit OnCOR (Ontario County Online Resources).